Mantle, Ruth and T206 cards from David Hall’s mammoth master set were among the top performers in a major trading card auction.
Well-known defense attorney Jeff Lichtman is assisting PWCC’s Brent Huigens in discussions with the FBI over the sale of altered cards.
An 80-year-old scrapbook has surrendered five photos of Lou Gehrig Day, taken from a fan seated in the stands behind home plate.
Sports Memorabilia News
Dating to the time of the inaugural induction of 1939, a newspaper photo showing baseball’s earliest Hall of Fame icons is at RMY Auctions.
Around the Hobby
Collectors will have a chance to hold a bat once used by Lou Gehrig as part of an exhibit featuring dozens of items from the life and career of the baseball icon.
- Notes: Leonard Finals Shirt Brings $48K; Olympic Gold Medal Sold; Bowman Color Box; Funny Video
- Autographed 1984-85 Star Basketball Set Expected to Fetch Big Price
- Notes: Collector’s Find Winds Up in HOF; Munson “Roast” Program; Farewell to Long-Time Dealer; Jim Beckett: Podcaster
- PSA to Give Away 3 Jordan Rookie Cards as Part of NSCC Promo Plans
A one-year style 49ers jersey worn by a player known for one of the most bizarre plays in football history is now in the hands of an avid collector.
- Notes: NSCC Baines Sweepstakes; Finals Warmups; Bankrupt Becker’s Stuff Sells, Palace Auction
- Notes: NSCC Autograph Additions; Altered Cards; Rookie Premiere Story; Mayo Factory History
- Notes on the Card Doctoring Scandal
- Notes: Gretzky Collector’s Crazy Tattoo; Ruth Jersey on Nightly News; Gary V Touts Cards Again
What’s Hot in the Shop
A successful Kid’s Club launch has Mike feeling excited for the future as he runs down the top five best selling sports card boxes.